Michael Douglas

Born: September 25, 1944

Occupation: Actor

Quotes of Michael Douglas

Michael Douglas

It's all about bucks, kid. The rest is conversation.

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Michael Douglas

Wherever arms flow, violence follows. Bullets replace ballots as the solution to political disputes.

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Michael Douglas

I have met with political leaders, legislators, and diplomats, seeking the next steps to press in reducing and eliminating the nuclear threat in this century. I have participated in public coalitions developing...

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Michael Douglas

We must unite to make nuclear weapons a horror of the past.

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Michael Douglas

Players never die - they just try their luck at another table.

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Michael Douglas

Being single is pretty good. It's a nice sense of irresponsibility.

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Michael Douglas

Human Rights for everyone is the necessary foundation upon which all of us may build a world where everybody may live in peace and serenity and plenty.

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Michael Douglas

Cigar smoking by it's very nature is much more reflective than interactive.

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Michael Douglas

There was a lot of tabloid journalism about my supposed sex addiction. Bullshit. It's all bullshit. I mean, come on, I never pretended to be a saint. But give me a break.

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Michael Douglas

When I look at myself as a younger actor, I see what a tight ass I was. I had a pretty big shadow because of my father and the comparisons. I was self-conscious about that. Now I realize there was nothing...

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Michael Douglas

It's important to save your money. We need it for the long haul but too many Americans don't save and don't invest. It used to be that people would be proud of the fact that they were middle class. You'd...

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Michael Douglas

I'm impressed with the people from Chicago. Hollywood is hype, New York is talk, Chicago is work.

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Michael Douglas

There's nothing like a family crisis, especially a divorce, to force a person to re-evaluate his life.

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Michael Douglas

Sometimes we spend more efforts with people that are strangers in terms of making an impression than the person that's closest to us. And you just got to remember not to take for granted that person that's...

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Michael Douglas

My brain cannot conceive how old my body is.

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Michael Douglas

The hardest thing about sex scenes is that everybody is a judge. I don't know the last time you murdered somebody or blew anyone's brains out, but everyone has had sex and probably this morning, which...

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Michael Douglas

What's worth doing is worth doing for money.

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Michael Douglas

A fool and his money are lucky enough to get together in the first place.

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Michael Douglas

Greed, for lack of a better word, is good. Greed is right. Greed works. Greed clarifies and cuts through to the essence of the evolutionary spirit.

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Michael Douglas

For an actor, its great fun to play one of these hungry white sharks. Audiences love to hate them.

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Michael Douglas

A lot of actors get concerned about their own image, even going so far as to rewrite a movie to best serve that image. All I want to do is be in good movies.

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Michael Douglas

Never knew how poor I was until I started making money.

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Michael Douglas

Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.

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Michael Douglas

Oh, I get it, it's simple. PG means the hero gets the girl, 15 means that the villain gets the girl, and 18 means everybody gets the girl.

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Michael Douglas

Actresses have more fear of being disliked. I, on the other hand, revel in it.

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Michael Douglas

I'm not a big filmophile. I don't watch movies a lot for a hobby. I spend all my time watching sporting events. Because, opposed to movies, you can never tell how they're going to end.

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Michael Douglas

Someone reminded me I once said, 'Greed is good.' Now it seems it's legal.

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Michael Douglas

I've always tried to kind of stretch my wings as an actor and do things that are different.

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Michael Douglas

When you're making pictures out of heartfelt passion, it hurts when someone calls them a calculated business move.

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Michael Douglas

It's difficult for me to meet women because my crowd is much older. I know that for some of the young women I do meet, a relationship with me can be envisioned as a benefit to their career.

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Michael Douglas

The history of second-generation actors isn't great in our industry,

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Michael Douglas

Relationships are like bubbles – they’re fragile.

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Michael Douglas

Out there is nothing but possibilities.

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Michael Douglas

Money itself isn’t lost or made. It’s simply transferred from one perception to another.

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Michael Douglas

The one thing that men and women have in common - they both like the company of men.

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Michael Douglas

Cancer did not bring me to my knees, it brought me to my feet.

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Michael Douglas

I'm questioning it. We're trying to get a lot of money for health and education and I'm wondering... You look at these gangs, and I look back at Prohibition. When we didn't allow alcohol, what did we have?...

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